Yasir Khan

International Growth Centre

Yasir Khan is a Country Economist for Pakistan at the International Growth Centre, directed by the London School of Economics and Oxford University. Before joining the IGC, he worked at the Aga Khan Foundation and established monitoring, evaluation, and research frameworks for several projects focusing on education improvement programs. Yasir has also worked on research projects estimating subnational poverty and livelihood indicators in Punjab and economic assessments of livelihood improvement and infrastructure development programs. He has also worked on assessing the promotion of economic growth and private sector development in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yasir holds a Master in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and a Master in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore. 

Researcher's Grant Projects

A pilot study using two milk quality-testing technologies investigates the potential existence of a lemons problem in the market for untreated milk in Lahore, Pakistan, as well as the impact of information interventions on both sides of the market. 
Researchers: Ali Hasanain, Arman Rezaee, Yasir Khan
Grants Round: Special ERG - LIC #2
Country: Pakistan
Cross-cutting themes: Fragile and conflict-affected states